October 8, 2023 in 

Minor characters in literature and publishing refer to secondary or supporting figures who play less of an impactful role in the story. They add depth by providing background details while supporting primary ones as their story progresses or transforms.

Minor characters play many different roles within stories. From supporting relationships and emotions of main characters to acting as foil characters who contrast them in traits or beliefs to highlight certain aspects of development in certain scenes, minor characters often serve multiple functions within stories – acting as friends or acquaintances to main ones while helping show what their relationships or emotions or personalities look like; working as intermediary characters may propel plot forward and trigger significant events through interactions with main ones; finally serving as intermediaries/catalysts may bring dramatic events through interaction between central and minor characters that allows main characters and plot events through interaction.

Minor characters in books and publishing refer to supporting or secondary characters who play secondary roles within a story’s plot; such characters add depth, context, or contrast and drive plot advancement while world-building and adding richness to an overall narrative arc. Though their page time may be limited and contributions limited, well-crafted minor characters can leave lasting impacts on readers as well as increase the marketability of a book.

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